Table of contents for Theocritus and the invention of fiction / Mark Payne.

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Preface                                                    page vii
Acknowledgments                                                viii
Introduction: In the realms of the unreal                    I
I The pleasures of the imaginary                               24
2  The presence of the fictional world                         49
3  Becoming bucolic                                            92
4  From fiction to metafiction                                 114
Conclusion: The future of a fiction                        146
Bibliography                                                  170

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Theocritus Criticism and interpretation, Pastoral poetry, Greek History and criticism